Top Albums of 1957





Rank All Time Rank Artist Album Genres
1
393
Little Richard Here's Little Richard Rhythm & Blues, Rock & Roll
2
414
The Crickets The "Chirping" Crickets Rockabilly
3
415
Sonny Rollins Saxophone Colossus Hard Bop
4
562
Thelonious Monk Brilliant Corners Hard Bop
5
944
The Original Broadway Cast West Side Story Show Tunes
6
976
Miles Davis Miles Ahead Cool Jazz
7
1228
Sonny Rollins Way Out West Hard Bop
8
1375
Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps Gene Vincent and the Blue Caps Rockabilly
9
1559
Miles Davis Round About Midnight Hard Bop
10
1576
Count Basie April in Paris Big Band, Swing
11
1622
Chuck Berry After School Session Rhythm & Blues, Rock & Roll
12
1638
Art Pepper Art Pepper Meets the Rhythm Section Cool Jazz
13
1664
The Everly Brothers The Everly Brothers (They're Off and Rolling) Close Harmony, Pop, Rock & Roll
14
1769
Miles Davis Cookin' with the Miles Davis Quintet Hard Bop
15
2016
Nat King Cole After Midnight Vocal Jazz
16
2104
Ella Fitzgerald Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Songbook Big Band, Vocal Jazz
17
2186
Count Basie At Newport Big Band
18
2307
Duke Ellington Such Sweet Thunder Big Band
19
2335
Frank Sinatra A Swingin' Affair! Standards, Vocal Jazz
20
2401
Johnny Cash Johnny Cash with His Hot and Blue Guitar! Country, Rockabilly
21
2422
Elvis Presley Loving You Rock & Roll
22
2545
Anita O'Day Anita Sings the Most Standards, Vocal Jazz
23
2621
B.B. King Singin' the Blues Electric Blues
24
2640
Frank Sinatra Where Are You? Standards, Vocal Jazz
25
2689
Jimmy Giuffre Jimmy Giuffre 3 Cool Jazz
26
2839
Thelonious Monk Thelonious Himself Hard Bop
27
2904
Ray Charles Ray Charles/Hallelujah, I Love Her So Rhythm & Blues, Soul

Albums "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Nat King Cole Love Is the Thing Traditional Pop, Vocal Jazz
Henry "Red" Allen Ride, Red, Ride in Hi-Fi/World on a String Dixieland
Johnny Griffin A Blowin' Session Hard Bop
The "5" Royales Dedicated to You Doo-Wop
Dizzy Gillespie Birks' Works Big Band
Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong Ella and Louis Again Standards, Vocal Jazz
Gerry Mulligan At Storyville Jazz
Anita O'Day Pick Yourself Up with Anita O'Day Vocal Jazz
Reverend Gary Davis Pure Religion and Bad Company Acoustic Blues, Gospel
Charles Mingus The Clown Post-Bop
Coleman Hawkins The Hawk Flies High Bebop
Sun Ra and His Arkestra Super-Sonic Jazz Post-Bop
Elvis Presley Elvis' Christmas Album Christmas Music, Gospel, Rock & Roll
Thelonious Monk & Sonny Rollins Thelonious Monk & Sonny Rollins Hard Bop
Ella Fitzgerald Like Someone in Love Standards, Vocal Jazz